WWF warns against Croatia, Bosnia hydro plant plans

WWF warns against Croatia, Bosnia hydro plant plans

Environmental group WWF warned against new plans to build hydro power plants in Bosnia and Croatia amid fears they could affect the Neretva river delta, one of Europe’s rare wetland habitats. The planned projects would have a drastic impact on hydrology and ecology in

Chile to go ahead with Magallanes oil plan despite environmental concerns

Chile to go ahead with Magallanes oil plan despite environmental concerns

The Magallanes Region  is the southernmost, largest and second least populated region of Chile. And now the state is going ahead with an extensive oil and gas exploration program in its scenic region despite environmentalists’ protests about risks to the area’s

China’s Three Gorges Dam at full capacity

China’s Three Gorges Dam at full capacity

The giant and controversial Three Gorges Dam on China’s Yangtze River  started working at full capacity on Wednesday as the last of its 32 generators went into operation. Three Gorges Dam is the world’s largest hydropower project and largest base of clean energy

Japan’s prime minister ordered restart of first two nuclear reactors

Japan’s prime minister ordered restart of first two nuclear reactors

Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda ordered the reactivation of two nuclear reactors at a plant in western Japan on Saturday, June 16th, making it the nation’s first plant to go back online since the start of nuclear crisis. All 50 of the country’s functional

Fracking responsible for water contamination across US

Fracking responsible for water contamination across US

Lawsuits from individuals who believe their water has been contaminated by hydraulic fracturing are coming in all across the US and support for stricter regulations is growing. This was backed up by recent U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) findings that

World’s largest low concentrating PV solar power plant online in Italy

World’s largest low concentrating PV solar power plant online in Italy

Renewable energy company Convert Italia and solar module manufacturer Solaria Corporation announced last week that the largest low-concentrating solar PV power plant in the world is now online in Puglia, Italy.Owned and operated by Convert Italia, the solar